ELDs

Government, Business, Technology, Equipment

Proposal to Delay ELD Mandate Advances to House Floor

A closely watched provision that would halt the December mandate on electronic logging devices for trucks will reach the floor of the House as early as Sept. 6.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 6, 2017
Government, Technology, Equipment

House Panel Considering ELD Delay Amendment

A small House committee meeting Sept. 5 will determine whether to advance to the chamber’s floor an amendment that would deny funding for the implementation of a December mandate on electronic logging devices.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
September 5, 2017
Editorial

Editorial: A Sensible Phase-In

The nation’s safety inspectors for trucks and buses have announced a sensible policy for enforcement of the mandate for electronic logging devices — a phased-in approach. That should help lessen disruption in the already-challenging task of moving freight, and that is entirely a good thing.

August 31, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Republicans Restore Language in House Funding Bill Calling for ELD Delay

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The December mandate on electronic logging devices would not be carried out under a proposal recently added to a fiscal 2018 funding bill in the House.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
August 31, 2017
Business

Driver Pay Shows Marginal Second-Quarter Growth

Slight increase in driver pay Shutterstock

The National Driver Wage Index, which measures over-the-road driver pay, rose 0.9% year-over-year in the second quarter, but the index is likely to grow at a faster pace as truckload carriers experience the positive effects of economic growth and the electronic logging mandate on freight rates, according to the National Transportation Institute.

Ari Ashe | Staff Reporter
August 30, 2017
Government, Technology, Equipment

Effort to Halt ELD Mandate Withdrawn From House Funding Bill

A proposal to deny funding for the enforcement of the December mandate on electronic logging devices was removed from a fiscal 2018 funding bill the House is scheduled to consider next month.

Eugene Mulero | Senior Reporter
August 30, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Impact of 'Phased-In' ELD Mandate

TT's Seth Clevenger and Eric Miller discuss the impact of the Aug. 28 announcement that CVSA will employ a "phased-in" enforcement of the electronic logging device mandate that takes effect Dec. 18, 2017.

August 29, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Trucks Without ELDs Won’t Be Placed Out of Service Until April 1, CVSA Says

ELD mandate arrives Dec. 18 Rand McNally

Commercial vehicle inspectors will issue citations to motor carriers operating vehicles without electronic logging devices beginning Dec. 18 but will not place vehicles out of service until April 1.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
August 28, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

Rand McNally Adds Three Dashboard Devices to Product Line

Rand McNally launched three new devices for commercial vehicle operators that address cab connectivity, advanced navigation and electronic logging.

August 25, 2017
Business, Technology, Equipment

Analysts Predict Spot Rates Could Soar Once ELD Mandate Goes Into Effect

C.R. England truck John Sommers II for Transport Topics

When the electronic logging device mandate finally takes effect in December, freight hauling capacity will tighten and spot market rates are likely to rise, according to trucking industry analysts.

Steve Brawner | Contributing Writer
August 25, 2017

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